| See & Do | February 11, 2020
With two college campuses, a state-of-the-art community center, nearly four hundred hotel rooms, and several unique dining experiences, the City of Batesville has become a favorite destination for hosting meetings and special events. Meeting organizers and event planners can avoid the logistical challenges of hosting in large metropolitan areas and enjoy the hospitality of one Arkansas’s best-kept secrets.
Meet Here, Get Paid
By partnering with the local visitor bureau, organizers are eligible for an event incentive grant through the local Advertising and Promotions Commission that will award $20.00 per hotel stay attributed to their event. (Ex: twenty hotel stays = $400.00)
Completed in the summer of 2017, the Batesville Community Center & Aquatics Park has become the ideal location for hosting meetings and events in this region of Arkansas.
The facility contains:
• Two Board Rooms with installed Audio / Visual
Equipment and seating in each room for
approximately fourteen people
• Four Audio / Visual Equipped meeting rooms with
serving kitchens (total meeting room space
approximately 5,500 square feet)
Climate Controlled Community Room with a view of
outdoor aquatics park.
• A veranda overlooking Row Lake and outdoor
• Commercial Catering Kitchen
• 25,000 square foot multi-purpose building. A portable stage and drop-down dividers can customize the space to any meeting, trade show or conference.
Established in Batesville, Arkansas in 1953, Citizens Bank recently opened one of the most impressive banking facilities in the state, exactly sixty-six years later. Their headquarters also contains a public meeting space that is perfect for hosting training or seminars. The meeting space seats 100 guests and is AV equipped. There is also a commercial style kitchen for catering needs.
The campus of Lyon College contains numerous meeting and event facilities that can be customized to any event. Whether you are searching for an intimate classroom setting or seating for over five hundred guests, Lyon College can accommodate your organization. All rooms are or can be equipped with a projector, laptop, screens, sound, etc. On-site professional catering services are available as well.
University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville (UACCB)
2005 White Dr.
The local community college has various meeting spaces available to accommodate small to large scale meetings as well. From classroom space for small meetings or training sessions to their two lecture halls, banquet rooms, or their seven hundred seat auditorium, they can host most any meeting.
Rooms are equipped with or can be equipped with, projection equipment, laptop, audio, etc.
The Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce is committed to assisting meeting organizers and event planners with any logistical, catering, or venue need. Please contact Kyle Christopher at 870-793-2378 or firstname.lastname@example.org to begin planning your next great event.
Blog brought to by Citizens Bank, which works to improve the quality of life for all community residents by promoting educational opportunities, economic growth, and innovative civic partnerships.